Saturday, May 18, 2013
ArtFest is finally here! Share your photos from the art fair, and we'll feature our favorites on our Facebook page.
No more waiting! ArtFest is finally here, Richmond Heights. Patch blogger Mark Cockson outlines all you need to know to get the most out of today's juried art show: Inaugural ArtFest in Richmond Heights. And if you want a sneak peak of the work artists will be displaying today, check out the photos in his previous blog post: Art Fest in the Heart of Richmond Heights Going to the art fair today? Take lots of pictures! Then, share them with us by clicking the "Upload" button on this article. We'd love to see them, plus we'll highlight our favorites on the Facebook page. Enjoy the weekend, art lovers!
Thursday, April 5, 2012
The Webster Groves painter said he likes painting urban landscapes.
Artist Scott Petty found a shady spot in the Marietta parking lot, in Maplewood, to set up his easel for some fresh air painting last weekend. He said he painted the clouds first, because they tend to change the quickest. Patch caught Petty about two hours into this painting. It shows the backs of Jimmy John's, The Post, Maplewood Pawn, Eddie's Guitars and other Manchester Road businesses. Petty shows his work at Componere Gallery in University City.
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Schlafly hosted the annual alternative art fair, featuring local artists, music and food.
Local and regional artists gathered on the weekend of Sept. 10 to showcase their passion and work at the seventh annual Schlafly Art Outside festival in downtown Maplewood. Rows of artist booths and tents ran along Southwest Avenue and in the parking lot of Schlafly Bottleworks. Many of the artists participating in the festival expressed a love for the city's thriving artistic community. "I've done really well here," said O'Fallon artist Wm. Kyle Davis. "People actually buy art — unlike some shows, which are mainly social events. Maplewood is artistic. It's an interesting place." Amy Van Donsel, a mixed media artist, hasn't attended many art fairs, but made a point to participate at Art Outside. "I like the alternative nature of this …